Technician SupervisorLorraine Elium
School: NC State University
Prior to joining our team, she worked as a large animal veterinary technician for three years prior to becoming a small animal technician. She has been with VCA now for 11 years. Some of her current roles include controlling drug policies, compliance with AAHA protocols and equipment maintenance. Her current animal companions include three dogs named Mandolin, Big Bertha and Petit Chou. In her spare time she enjoys kayaking, hiking, restoring her 113 year old home and anything retro/old.
Jess was a zoo keeper that took care of numerous species of animals that included large cats, monkeys and reptiles before joining our team. She has been with VCA now for 5 years. Her current animal companions include 2 dogs named Captian and Cooper, and a red tail boa constrictor named Fred. In her spare time, she loves softball, bowling and basketball.
Veterinary AssistantJoe Rodriguez
Prior to joining our team, Joseph was a Veterinary Technician at Wake Veterinary Animal Hospital. He has been with our team for 9 months now. He loves to be a part of the healing team. He attends NC State with the hopes of going to their Veterinary school. He doesn’t have any companions at the moment but loves Staffordshire Terriers. He enjoys jogging, hanging out with friends and dancing.